i have an extra tooth in my gum line it has never erupted i now have pain, swelling and a small crater similar to when my wisdom teeth came in 20 years ago. is it possible this tooth is now erupting so late in life

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 27 - November - 2009, at 20:24 PM

  • Yes, it is possibe for the tooth to erupt at any age. Some times they erupt after the dentures are worn. In your case if it is the extra tooth which is called the supernumerary tooth and it has started bothering you then you have to get it pulled out by the dentist. If you want to know something more about the dental topics then you can visit the folowing link on our website.......http://www.identalhub.com

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